ITS Lunch & Learn Program
Co-sponsored by the Staff Development Committee, the ITS Lunch & Learn program is a once a month training/lunch open to all Penn Law faculty and staff. Have an idea for a future lunch & learn? Email us at email@example.com.
New Qualtrics Platform & an Intro to the Tech IQ User GroupJune 14, 2016
An overview of the new Qualtrics platform which includes an improved layout and design, as well as many new features to help you simplify and streamline your workflow.
We also introduced our new Tech IQ User Groups hosted in Slack. Slack is a great tool for team communication and will allow us to share tips, questions, and other resources related to Qualtrics as well as other applications and solutions.
Presenters: Sudeshna Dutta and Christine Droesser
Adobe Acrobat DCApril 18, 2016
An overview of the new features in Adobe Acrobat DC including an improved user interface as well as major improvements in OCR and text editing. Also highlights some tips and tricks for creating and working with PDF documents.
Presenters: Christine Droesser and Matt Salp
Poll EverywhereJanuary 22, 2016
Poll Everywhere helps you gather live audience or class responses. Using their simple web form, create your questions and embed them within PowerPoint or display via the web. Audience members respond using their mobile device or laptop. Enjoy real-time, live results that can be displayed as part of your presentation or in a web browser.
Poll Everywhere has a wide range of uses to engage your audience including real time polling, taking attendance, moderating a discussion or even running a team competition. This solution is available to all Penn Law faculty and staff for unlimited polls.
Presenters: Emmett Rogers and Matt Salp
Office 365: Your Office in the CloudNovember 18, 2015
Whether you’re working in your office or on the go, Office 365 has you covered with their suite of mobile and web apps. Office 365 apps let you create, edit, and share from your PC/Mac or your iOS or Android with anyone in real time. Have lunch and learn tips and tricks for Office 365.
Presenters: Emmett Rogers and Matt Salp
Widen Media CollectiveOctober 22, 2015
Learn more about how to access and use Penn Law’s new cloud-based digital asset management solution. Widen Media Collective brings together all of your department images in one location to quickly find, access and share.
Presenters: Rebecca Anderson and Christine Droesser
Canvas LMSJuly 23, 2015
A Canvas course is a great option if you are running a workshop or collaborating with a group. Canvas allows you to create a course and add participants. You can then post files and materials, host a discussion board, have real-time video conferences, and collaborate on documents.
What you will Learn in this course:
- How our faculty and students use the Canvas LMS for courses and online learning.
- How to create your own course in Canvas, enroll users, and share and collaborate.
- How to set up an ePortfolio in Canvas to save and post your professional development accomplishments.
Information Security Presentation & Digital Cleanup KickoffJune 9, 2015
Samuel Jenkins from Penn’s Office of Information Security presents on information security awareness and best practices. We also kick off our Annual Digital Cleanup program.
Presenters: Christine Droesser, Samuel Jenkins
Note Taking & List Making SolutionsMarch 20, 2015
There are some wonderful solutions available for taking and organizing notes and syncing them across devices. We look closely at both Evernote and OneNote and the features available in each. We also demo some tools for making lists including Wunderlist and Trello. Please join us and learn some new techniques to organize your work life!
Presenters: Matt Salp and Christine Droesser
Tech Shortcuts & Windows 8January 23, 2015
Collaboration SolutionsNovember 21, 2014
Covers advanced topics in slide design including master slides, adding animations, and incorporating video. Also includes tips and tricks for power users including setting aspect ratio, embedding fonts and working with images.
Presenters: Corey Brooker, Anthony Pellechio and Christine Droesser
Office 2013October 6, 2014
Covers the new features in Office 2013 focusing on Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Includes a demo of Excel’s new Flash Fill feature as well as overall changes across all Office apps.
Presenters: Christine Droesser and Corey Brooker
Digital Spring CleaningMay 29, 2014
Email CommunicationsApril 25, 2014
A collaborative lunch and learn about how you can enhance your email communications. ITS provides information on how to utilize Mail Chimp for your email campaigns. Communications reviews tips and tricks on best practices for design and layout to make your email stand out from the rest.
Presenters: Christine Droesser, Rebecca Anderson and Emily Brennan
LiveWhale 1.5March 7, 2014
Advanced PowerPointFebruary 7, 2014
Mac iOS/iPads & ITS RecommendsJanuary 10, 2014
During the first half of our program, we will go over the basics of the Mac iOS and how to get the most out of your iPad/iOS device. In part two, we will present some of our favorite apps, tools and web sites (tech related and not).
QualtricsNovember 12, 2013
Safe Computing PracticesOctober 11, 2013
Like the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure…
October is National Cyber Security Awareness month. Come learn about safe computing practices and how you can protect yourself and Penn data. It is everyone’s responsibility. We will cover all facets from desktop to mobile to securing your home machine.
Did You Know…?July 25, 2013
This program will focus on the various resources we offer, including Lync, Outlook, Qualtrics, Basecamp, Canvas, MailChimp, Law Directory, and more. We will present 1-2 slides on each resource, highlighting new and different ways to use the tools we provide.
Presenters: Christine Droesser
Room TechnologyMay 14, 2013
Do you want to enhance your events or classes with technology? The Instructional team will demonstrate the available technology and discuss which rooms work better for which type of events.
Presenters: Dominic McGraw
Excel Tips & TricksFebruary 22, 2013
Penn+BoxDecember 7, 2012